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Mal·lar·mé(măl′är-mā′), Stéphane 1842-1898.
French poet and a founder of the symbolist school. His deliberately elliptical works, characterized by unconventional form and diction, include The Afternoon of a Faun (1876).
(Biography) Stéphane (stefan). 1842–98, French symbolist poet, noted for his free verse, in which he chooses words for their evocative qualities; his works include L'Après-midi d'un Faune (1876), Vers et Prose (1893), and Divagations (1897)
Stéphane, 1842–98, French poet.